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Daily Archives: September 12th, 2012

‘Hey everyone, how you going? It’s Chris here live from Wales Rally GB and ready to tell you all about what’s been going on since my last column.

‘After a two day test with the MINI on the Welsh gravel at Walter’s Arena, the feeling with the car is great. We tried a lot of different things during the test and I think we’re starting from a good base for the rally. Read More »

– Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul will contest Wales Rally GB for the first time
– Neuville not afraid of racing somewhere new as he looks to capitalise on learning curve
– Al-Attiyah expects Wales Rally GB surface to suit him well

After a brief interlude on tarmac, the World Rally Championship returns to gravel in Wales. Unlike Nasser Al-Attiyah and Giovanni Bernacchini (Qatar World Rally Team), who have taken part in the Wales Rally GB on several occasions, the tenth round of the WRC season will be a totally new experience for Thierry Neuville and Nicolas Gilsoul (Citroën Junior World Rally Team). Read More »

– Citroën could win Manufacturers’ title at Wales Rally GB – first and third would be enough to secure victory
– Sébastien Loeb and Daniel Elena looking to equal own record of six consecutive rally victories
– Celtic Manor is the only new addition to the Rally GB route

Wales Rally GB – usually host to the climax of the World Rally Championship season in November – has been moved in this year’s schedule to a mid-September slot. Read More »